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honeybun cake

Easy Moist Honeybun Cake

This Easy Moist Honeybun Cake is simple yet decadent. A sweet addition to any family get-together.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword brunch recipe, Honeybun Cake
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 15 oz yellow cake mix
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 4 medium sized eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup butter unsalted
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg


  • 2 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Prepare a 9X13 pan with nonstick spray.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, oil, eggs, buttermilk and butter. 
  • After the batter is well combine, pour half of it into your prepared pan.
  • In another bowl, combine the brown sugar, nutmef and cinnamon.
  • Sprinkle on top of the batter in your pan, covering the entire area.
  • Take the remaining batter and pour it over the brown sugar mixture. 
  • Using a knife, swirl the top layer of batter and brown sugar mixture together to make a pretty swirl design
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes. 
  • While baking, prepare the icing by mixing the powdered sugar, milk and vanilla together.
  • When the cake comes out of the oven, pour the icing all over.
  • Cool for 15-20 minutes before cutting. 
  • Serve & enjoy!